Brandon Bolden Injury: Updates on Patriots RB's Leg and Return

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured Columnist

FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 22:  Brandon Bolden #38 of the New England Patriots reacts during the first half against the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium on September 22, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
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New England Patriots running back Brandon Bolden has missed multiple games after suffering a leg injury in Week 4 against the Buffalo Bills. However, he is ready to return. 

Continue for updates.

Bolden Active vs. Steelers 

Sunday, Oct. 23

After Bolden was listed as questionable on Friday, the Patriots announced prior to kickoff on Sunday that he is available to play against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Latest on Bolden's Practice Status

Friday, Oct. 21

The team announced Bolden did not participate in Friday's practice.

Bolden Spotted Without Crutches

Monday, Oct. 10

Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reported Bolden walked through the Patriots' locker room without support.

Bolden Injury Damaged Patriots' Running Back Depth

The 26-year-old running back had two catches for 15 yards in the shutout loss to the Bills. He also dropped a potential touchdown pass earlier in the game. 

Prior to Week 4, Bolden didn't have a single reception or even a target. His season consisted of one carry for four yards in Week 1. Most of his playing time has come on special teams.

The fifth-year player has made a bigger impact in past seasons, finishing 2015 with 387 yards from scrimmage with two total touchdowns.


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